whnay.'s good taste thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. Burton

    Burton Senior member

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    I like this and, more important, believe it in good taste.
     
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  2. Burton

    Burton Senior member

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    I think this is in good taste- I do prefer cuffs. Trousers are a nice color, particularly for a casual outfit.
     
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  3. Burton

    Burton Senior member

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    Suit, shirt and square :fonz:

    Tie :tinfoil:
     
  4. Burton

    Burton Senior member

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    Was not trying to create firestorm--was seriously interested other opinions. I appreciate button downs without a tie, but struggle with them beyond an SC - maybe my problem?? They create a clean line without the tie but create a more cluttered line with--just an opinion. I have always thought of BD collars as something you did before . . . .
     
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    BD + tie + tweed always feels like a reasonable combination to me. I think there are some Doc fits floating around that did that combination well.
     
  6. teddieriley

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    Wait, you smell that?
    

    I was looking for year round weight and wanted something slicker than flannel. I have a sharkskin suit in VBC already and that might be too far on the opposite spectrum as far as slickness. I have a dark grey birdseye as well. I'm thinking of getting a midnight peak lapel with some mohair strictly for evening events and weddings and was thinking of getting a grey counterpart, but with notch lapels, so can be used business formally as well. Both three pieces.
     
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    +1 :bigstar:
     
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    The "clutter" you mention kinda adds a casual note, and that is what makes BD's look good with odd coat + casual tie IMHO. I like soft roll collars with a tie and SC for the same reason...
     
  9. black_umbrella

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    Here's a BD+Tie fit that I think were in someones (or the) WAYWRN hall of fame. This is doc, I believe, but correct me if I'm wrong. Works quite well I think.

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  10. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    I assume this means you don't like the tie? Honest question - I don't know what the nuanced meaning of the :tinfoil: thing is.
     
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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Here are a couple of pics for possible inspiration:

    http://ethandesu.com/post/33289598681/working-on-a-new-video

    http://ethandesu.com/post/32817514236/great-minds-the-other-armoury-uniform-there
     
  12. gdl203

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    I just looked at the 6 or 7 tie-tying videos they posted there and realize that I don't tie my ties like any of them.
     
  13. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    gdl - as you requested

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    colors and textures

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    Like I said last week, you had a breakthrough then. I think you've developed a better eye. This is nice.
     
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    agreed, I think this looks great Stich
     

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